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on the tax policy. all of a sudden under the rules of the senate you need a supermajority to pass tax increases. if you're a pro choice woman especially in light of the fact that with a current make-up of the supreme court, you be concerned you're going to lose your right to access and safe abortion. so, again, the fact of the matter is, you know -- >> connect those dots for me, though. connect those dots. is the argument this? that if you muck with what the current filibuster rules are, you essentially begin to slide down a slippery slope, which will mean in the future republicans will muck with it in all kinds of radical ways? >> exactly. you're playing the long ball. if you're the democratic leadership looking out for the institution as a whole, you've got to be concerned about what may occur in the future. because after all, you know, you can't guarantee -- >> in the minority some day. >> yeah. you can't guarantee. >> here's the problem with the argument. right now, we seeing violations of all kinds of norms. the amount of filibusters has spiked. you have a crazy situation which r
used to work for have sold in the past. in fact, the majority of them will qualify for tax credits or subsidies to bring the cost down. so they will be paying less for better coverage. >> quickly, did the administration over-promise when they said repeatedly if you like your plan you can keep it? >> well, it was unfortunate language. because the president nor congress in this law can really control the insurance companies that well, that effectively. they control the health care system in many ways. they're able to get away with this, and they are, as we're seeing. >> right, it was a promise that they're seeing they could not themselves keep. wendell potter, thank you very much. >>> all right, congressman barney frank's name was brought up, cited as the authority, the man supporting the bill. but that is not exactly the case. he will be here to react coming up next. >>> a big day for congress today, back in the swing of things, back to work. house of representatives holding one of its first floor votes since the government shutdown ended two weeks ago. and what did they vote on? th
taxes for the rich and implements harsh restrictions to republgtive health. at the same time, he has defied his own republican tea party. there are two possibilities of what's going on and they're not mutually exclusive. one is that he's actually standing up against the right wing in ohio because he believes it's wrong and inexcusable to make 270,000 ohioans go without health care. he realizes his first two years in office were far to the right over the ohio electorate. and this is an attempt to move back in line with the public and set himself up for an event chul presidential run. senator, what is your read on the state of play of the politics of medicaid expansion in your state right now? >> complicated, chris, on the one hand, the government should have definitely used political courage, the fourth his gop members in the house and the senate to bring it to the floor for a vote. he refused to do that. they refused to do that. one in six ohioans live in poverty so we need real leadership here. the fact that this was pushed through the controlling board -- so those over 275,000 work
to compete for the hispanic vote. it will give us a playing field where we can argue for lower taxes, less regulation, smaller government, strong military, et cetera. but if we don't pass it, we will not compete for the hispanic vote. >> if we don't pass it, we will not compete for the hispanic vote. do you think he's right? >> yeah, i think he's absolutely right, and i actually would make an argument for not only the hispanic vote but also for independent voters, right? so, immigration reform and the current moral crisis that exists in our community because, you know, 1,100 people are getting deported every day that president obama doesn't halt the deportations and every day the house republicans don't act on this bill. so, i think americans have tuned in to that. i think americans understand the crisis that our community is faced with every day, and they tie that to the inaction. i mean, but republicans have now this track where they have to first fail at something to then realize that it's political suicide for them to continue on that destructive path. >> that's a good point, and that
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